Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program 2017

Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2017-18.

This fellowship provides opportunities for outstanding scholars and legal practitioners to undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement with Islamic law that furthers the Program’s mission. JD, LLM, SJD, PhD or other comparable degree holders are welcome to apply.

Professors Intisar Rabb and Kristen Stilt direct Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program (ILSP). The Program encourages interdisciplinary research as well as quantitative and qualitative empirical methodologies


Award Value: The winning fellows will get a stipend of up to $5,000 per month

Level and Area of Studies: Visiting program in law fields

Place of Study: In the Unites States of America


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Applicants with a JD, LLM, SJD, Ph.D. or other comparable degrees who are interested in spending from one month up to one year in residence at Harvard Law School working on an independent project

Applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, academic traditions, and scholarly interests are eligible

There is no nationality requirement

How to Apply

Application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

A curriculum vitae

A recent publication or a writing sample (approximately 25 pages in length); all publications or writing samples should be in English

A research statement, not to exceed 1000 words, that: 1) describes the proposed work during the fellowship period. The proposal should outline a specific research project that can be accomplished during the Fellow’s residence at Harvard Law School; and 2) sets forth a specific work output for the completed project (e.g., book, article, database/website entries)

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Important Dates

The deadline to submit applications is 01st January 2017